This week marks the first full weekend of Jersey City Pride Month! Start the week with an open mic and find other fun events to enjoy.
LezFest Open Mic
August 5 @ 7PM – 10PM
Hard Grove, 284 1st St, Jersey City
Support queer women in art, music, poetry and more at the LezFest Open Mic Night at Hard Grove. Contact LezFest by DM or Instagram if you’d like to perform, and bring a friend!
Pop, Rock, and Soul Trivia Gameshow
August 5 @ 7PM – 10PM
902 Brewing, 101 Pacific Ave, Jersey City
Enjoy live music and music-related trivia with Regina Martin! Prizes will be available for trivia game winners.
Paint & Scoop
August 5 @ 7PM – 9PM
Gotham West Market, 600 11th Ave, New York
Join Mikey Likes It Ice Cream for their first Paint & Scoop with booze-infused ice cream and a painting session instructed by Ryan Ward of Fly Arts and Brushes. Admission is $50 for 21+ guests.
Drive-in Movie Night
August 6 @ 7:15PM – 10PM
107 Morgan Street, Jersey City
Join Exchange Place for another drive-in movie night! This week’s movie is Avengers: Endgame. Vehicles are $20 per showing, and non-vehicle attendees are $10 per showing. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Food and drinks are available for purchase onsite.
August 6 @ 7PM – 12AM
Gringo’s, 12 Coles St, Jersey City
Stop by Gringo’s to celebrate JC Pride with disco all night long. Enjoy music with DJ Mike Cruz and have fun with hosts Natalie Carrera and Vanity Ray. Don’t forget to dress up in theme for a chance to win prizes! It’s free entry for 21+ guests, and drink specials will be available.
Goatchella 2021 : The Goats are Back
August 7 @ 3PM – 10PM
Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, 435 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Dancing Tony, Cocoon Recording Studio, JC Music Scene, JC Studios, Break A Leg Ent, The Latest Noise, and Look At My Records for Goatchella, a fundraiser for the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the gate (for adults).
I STILL FEEL IT Release Party
August 7 @ 6PM – 10PM
313 Gallery, 313 3rd St, Jersey City
Photographer Dan Bassini is releasing his new photo book I STILL FEEL IT and is celebrating with a release party. Join him at 313 Gallery for a photo exhibition and celebration!
Creole Food Festival
August 7 @ 2PM to 8PM
Skinny’s Cantina on the Hudson, 701 West 133rd St, New York
Enjoy the 3rd annual Creole Food Festival featuring Creole chefs, cuisine, and beverages. Tickets include two tasting tickets, access to Creole dishes for sale, a sponsored drink ticket, live music, and a cash bar. Tickets start at $55.
Matilda the Musical
August 8 @ 11AM – 2PM, 4PM – 7PM
White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Enjoy LUX Performing Arts’ performances of Matilda The Musical at White Eagle Hall. There are two performances available: 11AM and 4PM. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under.
Pride on the Pier
August 8 @ 2PM – 8PM
Pier 13, 1301 Sinatra Dr, Hoboken
Enjoy music, entertainment, food, and drinks with DJ Mike Cruz at Pier 13! Have fun with hostess Anida Tension and guest performers Slaylani and Maria “Cher” Kent.